Saint John Valley Neighborhood Association


The Saint John Valley Neighborhood Association is a forum to connect residents, business and property owners with each other and the City of Portland. Our mission is to create a safe, welcoming, prosperous and respectful community. We strive to beautify streetscapes, promote local business development and reclaim our streets through calming traffic and improving our pedestrian environment.


Please join us on the first Wednesday of the following months: February, March, April, May, June, September, October and November. We do not meet July, August, December, and January. Meetings begin at 6 PM at Shalom House, 106 Gilman Street. (Enter on Park Ave. side of building, across from Hadlock Field).  

Major Activities:

  • 501c3 nonprofit organizational status
  • Spring and Fall neighborhood cleanups
  • Awarded a Community Development Block Grant for much needed neighborhood improvement.

Neighborhood boundaries: 

Northern Boundary: Interstate 295
Eastern Boundary: The Western Promenade, including the Maine Medical Center Campus; Congress Street, and Weymouth Street continuing along the north side of Hadlock Field to I-295.
Western Boundary: Along the Fore River from Veterans Bridge to I-295.
Southern Boundary: The intersection of Valley Street, Veterans Bridge, and Commercial Street.

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